History is New Zealand's only television channel purely dedicated to history, bringing the power and passion of the past to life. It not only satisfies New Zealand's ever-growing demand for historical programming - it stimulates our curiosity to know more about our world.
History has exclusive access to a vast library of the world's best historical and factual programming offering a high standard of quality in both production value and research - not just from every corner, but about every corner of the world.
Joanna Lumley’s personally authored journey travels the length of the Nile from sea to source and along the way encompasses the rich, varied history and daily life of the world’s longest river. Viewers enjoy it through the eyes of one of Britain’s most treasured actresses. Whilst filming for Comic Relief Joanna found herself looking out across the Nile from the highlands of Eritrea and it became a long held dream of hers to make this journey ever since.
In 2017, the CIA will declassify more than a million documents connected to the assassination of JFK. However, what few realize is that thousands of these documents have already been released. When pieced together - for the first time - they show a deeper, more complex story about who Lee Harvey Oswald was, what motivated him, and his surprising plan for after the assassination.
The Eighties gives viewers an extraordinary insight into a decade that had a profound impact on America, taking a look at significant events and individuals such as the Cold War, AIDS crisis, Ronald Reagan and Steve Jobs, who all played a part in shaping this revolutionary decade.
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